At UVU ... FRESHMAN (2009) Named the Great West Conference Male Newcomer of the Year ... named to the GWC First Team All-Conference ... named the GWC Men's Runner of the Week on Sept. 9, 2009 ... was UVU's top finisher at the Wyoming Invitational in Laramie, Wyo. as he placed sixth overall with a time of 22:24.3 (4.25 miles) ... placed sixth at the GWC Cross Country Championships at famed Van Cortland Park in the Bronx, N.Y. with a time of 26:37.6 (8K) and helped his team win its first conference championship.
Before Utah Valley ... Prepped at Hillcrest HIgh School ... placed second at 5A State Cross Country Championships ... named All-Region and All-State ... was a Region 2 Champion ... high school team placed second in Region and fourth in State ... also played football in high school.
Personal ... Graduated from Hillcrest High School in 2009 with a 3.9 GPA ... was on the Honor Roll and the National Honor Society ... expected major at UVU is Math ... enjoys played other sports ... sister Nicole Lynch played basketball at Westminster ... also recruited by Yale, Brown, Utah State, SUU, and La Verne ... parents are Jeff and Suzanne.